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VCE VET Sport and Recreation

The VCE VET Sport and Recreation program is drawn from the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package and provides students with the opportunity to acquire and develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to work in the areas of sport and outdoor recreation. Leadership, organisational and specialist activity skills will be developed through the units of competency undertaken in the selected program.


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Qualifications

The following qualifications are available in the VCE VET Sport and Recreation program:

  • SIS20213 Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation: provides students with the knowledge and skills to be competent in performing core skills in outdoor recreation environments and assisting with the conduct of a range of outdoor activities. Units in the program include assisting in conducting outdoor recreation sessions, responding to emergency situations and working effectively in sport and recreation environments. Electives can be chosen from a range of streams including Abseiling, Bushwalking, Cycling, Skiing and Surfing.
  • SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation: provides students with the skills and knowledge that will enhance their employment prospects in the sport and recreation industries. Students can choose from a range of electives including teaching the fundamental skills of athletics, basketball, gymnastics or squash, maintaining sport and recreation industry knowledge, developing knowledge of coaching or officiating.
  • SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation: provides students with the skills and knowledge to work in the Sport and Recreation industry. In Units 1 and 2, students can choose from a range of electives to create a program of their choice, including sport specific activities, conducting events, outdoor recreation or fitness programs. Units 3 and 4 offers scored assessment and includes core units such as conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs, plan and conduct programs, risk assessment, and control and knowledge of coaching practices.

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Credit in the VCE or VCAL

  • SIS20213 Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation: recognition of up to three units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level.
  • SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation: recognition of up to three units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level.
  • SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation: recognition of up to three units of credit at Units 1 and 2 level and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.

Note: The Units 3 and 4 sequence of SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation is not designed as a stand-alone study. Students are strongly advised against undertaking the Units 3 and 4 sequence without first completing Units 1 and 2.


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ATAR Contribution

Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution for the Units 3 and 4 sequence must undertake scored assessment for the purposes of achieving a study score. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student's best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study. Further information can be found on the VTAC website: www.vtac.edu.au

Where a student elects not to receive a study score for VCE VET Sport and Recreation, no contribution to the ATAR will be available.


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Scored Assessment

Scored Assessment is available for the Units 3 and 4 sequence of SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation.

Students wishing to receive a study score for VCE VET Sport and Recreation must undertake scored assessment. This consists of three coursework tasks, worth 66% of the overall study score and an end of year examination worth 34% of the overall study score.

Materials for Scored Assessment

  • VCE VET Assessment Guide (February 2010): (docx - 774kb)
    This Assessment Guide is for all VCE VET scored programs and contains background information relating to VCE VET study scores. It contains an overview of study score assessment, the process of integrating study scores with competency based assessment and detailed advice regarding the development and assessment of coursework tasks. This Assessment Guide also contains generic templates, scoring criteria and other coursework assessment records. Program specific assessment advice for VCE VET scored programs is published on each of the webpages for VCE VET programs.
  • VCE VET Sport and Recreation - Assessment Plan Template and Samples (January 2019): (docx - 97kb)
  • VCE VET Scoring Criteria Sheets: (doc - 158kb)
  • VET Coursework Assessment Record (VCAR): (doc - 159kb)
  • Frameworks for task types are a guide to the four task types in scored VCE VET programs:

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Publications

  • VCE VET Sport and Recreation Program Booklet (January 2019): (docx - 172kb
    This program booklet should be read in conjunction with the  SIS and SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Packages.
  • VCE VET Program Guide 2018 (January 2018): (docx - 119kb)
    The VCE VET Program Guide provides general advice about the VCAA's suite of VCE VET programs. It is to be read in conjunction with the VCE VET Sport and Recreation program booklet.

Program updates and further information

Continuous improvement: During the life of qualification/s there may be occasions when changes are made to reflect feedback from users or to include the latest industry practices. This process is called continuous improvement. When continuous improvement impacts on the VCE VET Sport and Recreation program, advice will be published in the VCAA Bulletin and notification provided on the VCAA website Please visit the VCAA Bulletin subscription webpage


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Exams and Assessment Reports